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Keillor, Garrison 1994

Thursday, January 13, 1994
with Roland Flint

I used to do avant-garde dance
With a blowtorch, blue paint, and no pants,
Which many folks guessed
Was genius, and the rest
Left gladly when given the chance.

– Garrison Keillor, “Baker’s Dozen”

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Listen to Garrison Keillor’s 1994 reading for the Poetry Center of Chicago:

Watch an interview with Garrison Keillor for Time Magazine:

Let winter come and walk roughshod
With sleet and freezing rains.
We fear it not, we trust in God
And jumper cables and tire chains.

– Garrison Keillor, “Minnesota Rouser”

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Listen to Garrison Keillor discuss limericks, free verse, life in St. Paul, Minnesota, and his book, O, What a Luxury:

http://podcasts.jccsf.org/2014/01/garrison-keillor/

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Karpowicz, Tymoteusz 1975

Friday, February 21, 1975
Slavic Poetry
with Josip Brodsky, Djordje Nikolic, and John Rezek

nor yet one dove beneath the vault
of fire will be sent on song
but sinks its neck into our throat
to sip the fireborn saliva

– Tymoteusz Karpowicz, “Musical Evening Stroll”

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Vintage poster of Slavic Poetry, featuring Josip Brodsky, Tymoteusz Karpowicz, Djordje Nikolic, and John Rezek at the Poetry Center of Chicago.

Vintage poster of Slavic Poetry, featuring Josip Brodsky, Tymoteusz Karpowicz, Djordje Nikolic, and John Rezek at the Poetry Center of Chicago.

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